Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
that will be hard to pass. we'll hear part of oprah winfrey's reaction to lance armstrong's confession. plus, an exclusive look inside a lab that could save your life. see how close we are to a super vaccine to keep you from getting the flu for years. wolf blitzer's off today. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." we begin now with a guessing game about what is in president obama's so called comprehensive proposals to cut down on gun violence. the president and vice president are set to unveil their plans tomorrow and even though officials are trying to keep the deal under wraps, we already know what is in the plan. jessica yellin has been working her sources and joins us live now. what do you know? >> joe, today vice president biden delivered his plan to the president just a month after the newtown shootings and among the top recommendations that the president will unveil tomorrow we're told are enhanced background checks for gun sales of all kinds. the president has outlined two types of paths forward for the president. he has told legislators that he is going to give the presiden
Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
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Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
, including lance armstrong's confession, can he repair his public image? >> some lo love going around there. >>> but let's begin this half hour with this incredible story, this hoax involving the top football player a at notre dame? nbc's john yang is in south bend this morning. john, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. it does seem like -- or seemed like a story made for hollywood, a star football player here at north dame who leads his team to a spectacular season after overcoming terrible tragedy, the deaths of his grandmother and his girlfriend on the same day. but it turns out that's all it was, a story. manti te'o's story seemed destined to take its place alongside the legends of notre dame's storied football program. a star linebacker and heisman trophy finalist after an undefeated season that end ted national championship game. inspiring teammates and becoming a campus hero by triumphing over twin tragedies, the loss on the same day in september of his grandmother and his girlfriend who died after battling leukemia, a story he told on espn's "college game day" in o
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
is stripping lance armstrong of his olympic medal. armstrong won a bronze medal during the 2000 summer games in australia. the bike-racing star spent more than ten years strongly denying he ever used performance- enhancing drugs. but armstrong finally comes clean in a tv interview with opa winfrey airing tonight. >>> secretary of state, hillary clinton is set to testify before a senate panel next wednesday. we had already heard she will testify before the foreign affairs committee that same day. secretary clinton will be asked about the deadly september attack on the us consulate in benghazi. the head of the fbi is in tripoli, libya this morning. director robert mueller is getting an update into the investigation of last year's killing of chris stevens from the bay area and three other americans in the city of benghazi. there's been little news of progress in that investigation so far. >>> berkeley police searching for a bank robber. he robbed mechanic's bank on solano avenue shortly after it opened for business. police say he got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. no within was hurt.
Jan 16, 2013 8:00pm PST
halted all of their dreamliner flights in japan >>> live strong is speaking out before lance armstrong's interview with oprah winfrey. >> we expect lance to be completely truthful and forthcoming in his interview. we are charting a strong, independent course forward. crisis expert, mike paul, tells us the livestrong foundation can do it. they have to focus themselves as a service-based charity not a celebrity-based one >>> an update on a story from monday. police have gotten more information on a woman found hanging from a tree. they say she was not gang-raped. the case was treated as a suicide. evidence found during the autopsy does not point to sexual assault. >>> it has been 531 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. the debt ceiling is still causing ago any. according to the fed's latest snapshot, some businesses are saying, we're not going to hire. >>> our fourth story out front. the american hostages in algeria. defense secretary, leon panetta, today, quick to call it a terrorist attack as he is traveling in europe. the interior minister says they are angry for the frenc
Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm PST
foundation is speaking out before lance armstrong's interview. in the statement the foundation says in part we expect lance to be completely truthful and forthcoming in his interview and with all of us in the cancer community we are charting a strong, independent course forward. the live strong foundation has to focus on rebranding themselves on a service based charity. >>> police have gotten a little more information on a woman who was found hanging from a tree. they say she was not gang raped now. local officials say cnn the case is being treated by a suicide because evidence does not point to sexual assault. >>> it has been 531 days since the u.s. has lost its top credit rating. according to the local economic conditions some businesses are saying we are not going to hire. they are delaying until the government figures this out. >>> the american hostages, defense secretary today quick to call it a terrorist attack as he is traveling in europe. two were killed and a number of hostages have been seized. the exact number of u.s. hostages is unclear. the u.s. government says perhaps as few a
Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm PST
is available at your disposal. thank you. >>> and now before i let you go with lance armstrong's oprah interview coming up tomorrow, we have a question. has cheating become common places? tomorrow at 3:00 eastern we will examine precisely that. why we cheat, the psychology and science behind cheating. we're all over it. don't miss it tomorrow. that's it for me here m i'm brooke baldwin in atlanta. now we go to washington to wolf blitzer. "the situation room" begins now. >>> brooke, thanks very much. happening now, breaking news. americans held hostage in a deadly terrorist attack in algeria. we'll have the latest. >>> also, the president of the nra is here in "the situation room." we're getting his reaction to the sweeping proposals against gun violence. and the presidential inauguration only five days away. we'll take you inside the law enforcement command center working to keep him safe. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> this is cnn breaking news. >> let's get to the breaking news. a deadly terrorist attack on a gas field in eastern algeria near the libyan border.